1979 NASL Draft Pick Transactions

January 8, 1979

 

Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
Chiefs
Tornado

 

Traded • Jeff Bourne • 1979 first round pick (#2-Adrian Brooks) • 1979 first round pick (#10-Mark MacKain) to Chiefs for • 1979 first round pick (#1-Njego Pesa) • $80,000 cash on 1979-01-04

Njego Pesa
2 1-2
Tornado
Chiefs

 

Traded • 1979 first round pick (#1-Njego Pesa) • $80,000 cash to Tornado for • Jeff Bourne • 1979 first round pick (#2-Adrian Brooks) • 1979 first round pick (#10-Mark MacKain) on 1979-01-04

Adrian Brooks
3 1-3
Aztecs
  Larry Hulcer
4 1-4
Hurricane
Cosmos

 

Traded • 1978 first round pick (#9-Art Napolitano) to Hurricane for • 1979 first round pick (#4-Jeff Durgan) on 1978-01-23

Jeff Durgan
5 1-5
Aztecs
  Angelo DiBernardo
6 1-6
Diplomats
  Dan Salvemini
7 1-7
Timbers

from Stompers?

Bruce Gant
8 1-8
Roughnecks
  Ty Keough
9 1-9
Sting

from Surf?

Paul Coffee
10 1-10
Tornado
Chiefs

 

Traded • 1979 first round pick (#1-Njego Pesa) • $80,000 cash to Tornado for • Jeff Bourne • 1979 first round pick (#2-Adrian Brooks) • 1979 first round pick (#10-Mark MacKain) on 1979-01-04

Mark MacKain
11 1-11
Sting
  Pete Notaro
12 1-12
Lancers

from ?

Tom Marasca
13 1-13
Whitecaps

from Lancers?

Brent Barling
14 1-14
Strikers

from Sounders?

Steve Zerhusen
15 1-15
Lancers

"from Rochester" per AP

 

from Strikers?

Mike Simon
16 1-16
Diplomats
  Dragan Radovich
17 1-17
Kicks
  Joe Olwig
18 1-18
Kicks
  Mike McLenaghan
19 1-19
Tea Men
  John Lignos
20 1-20
Timbers
Fury

 

Unknown.

 

"Philadelphia (from Portland)" per AP

Matt Kennedy
21 1-21
Rowdies
  Dave MacWilliams
22 1-22
Tornado

from Express?

Dave Taylor
23 1-23
Whitecaps
  Daryl Buckham
24 1-24
Cosmos
Earthquakes

 

Unknown.

 

"San Jose (from New York)" per AP

Steve Ryan
Round 2
25 2-1
Chiefs
  Bob Robson
26 2-2
Stompers
Roughnecks

 

Unknown.

 

"Tulsa (from Oakland)" per AP

Peter Arnautoff
27 2-3
Roughnecks
  Greg Ryan
28 2-4
Rogues
  Christian Nwokocha
29 2-5
Cosmos
Hurricane

 

Unknown.

 

"Houston (from New York)" per AP

Bill McKeon
30 2-6
Stompers
  Derek Evans
31 2-7
Roughnecks
  Ken McDonald
32 2-8
Surf
Express

 

Traded • Steven David to Surf for • 1979 second round pick (#32-Niels Guldbjerg) • cash on 1978-06-19

Niels Guldbjerg
33 2-9
Sting
  Tasso Koutsoukos
34 2-10
Tornado
  Mike Kelly
35 2-11
Hurricane
  Joe James
36 2-12
Lancers
  Tony Crescitelli
37 2-13
Sounders
  Mike Hoag
38 2-14
Strikers
  John Jones Jr.
39 2-15
Chiefs
  Rod O'Savio
40 2-16
Kicks
  Mike Fisher
41 2-17
Earthquakes
  Richard Rappolt
42 2-18
Tea Men
  Fran Pantuosco
43 2-19
Timbers
  Bret Hall
44 2-20
Express
  Steve McLean
45 2-21
Whitecaps

from Express?

Alan Fabbro
46 2-22
Rowdies

from Whitecaps?

Dan Gallagher
47 2-23
Cosmos
Surf

 

Unknown.

 

"California (from New York)" per AP

Bjorn Dahl
48 2-24
Stompers
  Steve Swadley
Round 3
49 3-1
Chiefs
  Gavin Timoney
50 3-2
Earthquakes
  Doc Lawson
51 3-3
Aztecs
  Dave Morrison
52 3-4
Rogues
  Benedict Popoola
53 3-5
Tornado
Roughnecks

 

Unknown.

 

"Tulsa (from Dallas)" per AP

Larry Nees
54 3-6
Diplomats

from Stompers?

Kip Germain
55 3-7
Fury
  Tom Wieboldt
56 3-8
Surf
  Frank Campis
57 3-9
Sting
  Charlie Fajkus
58 3-10
Blizzard
  Billy Watson
59 3-11
Express
  Boris Ilicic
60 3-12
Lancers
  Andy Leeker
61 3-13
Sounders
  George Gorieku
62 3-14
Strikers
  Al Njie
63 3-15
Blizzard
  Louis Nagy
64 3-16
Diplomats
  Alex Mihailovich
65 3-17
Kicks
  Tom Groark
66 3-18
Sockers
  Jan Norby
67 3-19
Tea Men
  Trevor Franklin
68 3-20
Timbers
  Frank Vizcarra
69 3-21
Express
  Mike Hince
70 3-22
Whitecaps
  Gord Creamer
71 3-23
Rowdies
Blizzard

 

Unknown.

 

"Toronto (from Tampa Bay)" per AP

Gord Miller
72 4-1
Rowdies
Roughnecks

 

Unknown.

 

"Tulsa (from Tampa Bay)" per AP

Donald Huber
Round 4
73 4-1
Chiefs
  Frank Schuler
74 4-2
Earthquakes
  Easy Perez
75 4-3
Rowdies
Blizzard

 

Unknown.

 

"Toronto (from Tampa Bay)" per AP

Peter Van Buek
76 4-4
Hurricane
  Sam Zighelboim
77 4-5
Rogues
Blizzard

 

Unknown.

 

"Toronto (from Memphis)" per AP

Graeme Coulton
78 4-6
Stompers
  Dan Payne
79 4-7
Fury
  Scott Steward
80 4-8
Surf
  Peter Young
81 4-9
Sting
  Steve Long
82 4-10
Tornado
  Doug Moyer
83 4-11
Roughnecks
  Dom Pacano
84 4-12
Lancers
  Errole Coffman
85 4-13
Sounders
  Ramey Deming
86 4-14
Strikers
  George Lesyw
87 4-15
Blizzard
  Damian Ogunsuyi
88 4-16
Diplomats
  Carlos Curling
89 4-17
Kicks
Stompers

 

Unknown.

 

"Oakland (from Minnesota)" per AP

Carlos Zavaleta
90 4-18
Sockers
  Ward McCauley
91 4-19
Rogues
  Dan Peterson
92 4-20
Timbers
  Kenny Moreen
93 4-21
Express
  Hal Partenheimer
94 4-22
Whitecaps
  Pat Rohla
95 4-23
Rowdies
Blizzard

 

Unknown.

 

"Toronto (from Tampa Bay)" per AP

Paul Stevenson
96 4-24
Cosmos
Blizzard

 

Unknown.

 

"Toronto (from New York)" per AP

Medric Innocent
97 4-25
Cosmos
Blizzard

 

Unknown.

 

"Toronto (from New York)" per AP

Chris Baudoin